General

Country
France Flag: French Republic
Denomination
2 euro
Value
2 Euro (EUR)
Dates
AD1999 - 2006

Physical

Shape
Circle
Mass
8.50 g
Diameter
25.75 mm
Thickness
2.20 mm
Composition
Center: Ni-Brass plated Ni; Ring: Cu-Ni
Color
Center: Yellow/Gold; Ring: Gray/Black/Silver Center: Yellow/Gold; Ring: Gray/Black/Silver
Magnetic
Yes

Design

Orientation
Medallic (↑ ↑)
Edge
Milled/reeded with 6 inverting alternations of denomination and 2 five-point stars: 2 2 2 2 2 2

References

Wikipedia
2 euro coin
Krause
KM# 1289
Numista
104
  Obverse Reverse
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Obverse
ruler
Reverse
ruler
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S
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R
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N
(mint mark) (mint mark)
tree and (country) in a hexagon encircled by motto and 12 5-point stars with lines emanating from them
(designer)
(date) divided by a 5-point star
(denomination) over map of European Union 12 5-point stars in outer ring connected by vertical lines
(designer)
T
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ÉGALITÉ
LIBERTÉ R F
J. JIMENEZ
FRATERNITÉ
2 EURO LL
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Belgium 2 euro (1999 - 2006)
Germany 2 euro (2002 - 2006)
Italy 2 euro (2002 - 2007)
Spain 2 euro (1999 - 2006)
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